Gennady Golovkin: Mayweather vs. McGregor is Big Business, Not Boxing

Boxer Tony Bellew

After over a year of speculation, the billion dollar fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather was finally confirmed last week... I mean, it's like having the Super Bowl and then three weeks later the World Series takes place, the final game.

Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will fight for the unified middleweight championship September 16 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Floyd Mayweather will fight Conor McGregor on August 26 in Las Vegas.

Alvarez-Golovkin tickets, ranging from $300 to $5,000, go on sale Thursday, when the fighters arrive in Los Angeles to conclude their press tour.

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"This is not a fight. He's a good fighter, he's not a boxer". This is show. Conor with Floyd is show - business show or a amusing show, or for somebody's interest show, not for us. This is not for boxing. This is for people, for business.

Fast forward to Wednesday when Oscar appeared on ESPN with Canelo Alverez and Gennady Golovkin and was asked how he felt about Dana upstreaming him. "If you want to watch a true fight, true boxing fight and you respect boxing, watch my fight with Canelo". I think Diaz's fight was one of the most profitable fights of all time, from what I've been told. "They'll know what to do".

"If they want to see a sideshow, they can see a sideshow". Hunter revealed his willingness to host Mayweather and McGregor during an appearance at the Sky Sports News HQ recently.

"Let's say that McGregor does hit Mayweather with his hardest and biggest punch, right on the money". Can a world-class boxer, probably the best ever, can he stand in the ring with an MMA guy? Golovkin feels the same as his brethren who put on the 10-ounce gloves.

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